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I tore her cloth, used it to strangle her —Suspected rapist, killer of corps member – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A driving instructor, Festus Udoh, has narrated how he allegedly lured a 23-year-old National Youth Service Corps member, Miss Modupe Kawose, into a bush at Mawuko, Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, raped and strangled her. Miss Kawose had registered in a driving school, Lizzy Driving …

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LASU emerges best at NITIMUN Conference – Punch Newspapers

The Lagos State University has emerged the best at the 10th Nigerian International Tertiary Institutions Model United Nations Conference. “Aside winning the best school delegation award, LASU equally won 12 other distinguished awards which include the best six committee awards and most valuable delegate award. “The third overall best female …

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Horn knocks out Corcoran to retain WBO welterweight title – Punch Newspapers

Australian Jeff Horn retained his World Boxing Organisation welterweight title with an 11th round TKO win over English challenger Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on Wednesday. Horn, in his first title defence, since he upset Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao in Brisbane in July this year, finished strongly to force the …

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Olubadan says high chiefs are year-end entertainers – Punch Newspapers

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Saliu Adetunji, on Tuesday said the 21 Ibadan kings acted out of ignorance by threatening to recommend his (Olubadan) removal. He stressed that despite the level of education of the high chiefs-turned-kings, they seemed to have forgotten that there were cases …

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Fire kills two children while mother buys sugar – Punch Newspapers

Afeez Hanafi Three-year-old Emmanuel Samson of Sosanya Street, Ifako, Gbagada, Lagos State, and his two months old sister, Rosemary Samson, have been burnt to death. The victims were reportedly killed by a stove fire in their parents’ one-room apartment around 10pm on Monday. It was learnt that their father, Otunimi …

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Twitter makes ‘tweetstorms’ easier with ‘threads’ – Punch Newspapers

Twitter said Tuesday said it would make it easier for users to build “tweetstorms” by linking together posts in “threads” to expound at length at the famously short-form messaging service. The move comes just a month after Twitter rattled the twitterverse by doubling the limit for tweets in most languages …

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